A DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA

Waste Tires

To view a copy of the regulations please see Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 33, Part VII, Solid Waste - Subpart 2, Chapter 105, page 125. The regulations are found on the Department's Legal Division website linked below.

Waste Tire Regulations

The Louisiana Legislature passed Act 633 that amends the revised statues governing the waste tire program. The Department is actively working on reconciling the current regulations with this law.

Waste Tire Reports:

Waste Tire Forms:

Generator Applications

Generator Documents

Monthly Reports & Logs

End Use Applications

  • Waste Tire End-Market Use Project Request Application (revised 5/6/2016) PDF | Document
  • Waste Tire End-Market Use Project Request Guidance Document (revised 5/6/2016)  PDF | Document
  • Waste Tire High Volume End Use Facility Application (revised 5/6/2016)  PDF | Document
  • Waste Tire High Volume End Use Facility Guidance Document (revised 5/6/2016)  PDF | Document
  • Waste Tire Mobile Processor Application Form (revised 5/6/2016)  PDF | Document
  • Waste Tire Mobile Processor Guidance Document (revised 5/6/2016)  PDF | Document

Recommendations and Requirements for Tire Chips

The following is a partial list of beneficial end uses for tire chips that the department has approved in the past:

  • Tire derived fuel
  • Lightweight backfill in gas venting systems
  • Bulkheads Septic system drain fields
  • Leachate collection systems in new cell construction
  • Ground rubber applications
    • New rubber products
    • Rubber modified asphalt
    • Landscape mulch
    • Athletic/recreational surfaces
    • Rubber modified asphalt and sealants
  • Civil engineering application
  • Tire derived aggregate
    • Drainage aggregate
    • Lightweight fill
    • Landfill leachate collection and removal systems
    • Landfill gas collection systems
    • Septic system drain fields

*Please Note: Each individual beneficial use must be approved by the Department on a case by case basis.